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inexpensive

[in-ik-spen-siv] /ˌɪn ɪkˈspɛn sɪv/
adjective
1.
not expensive; not high in price; costing little.
Origin of inexpensive
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; in-3 + expensive
Related forms
inexpensively, adverb
inexpensiveness, noun
Antonyms
costly.
Synonym Study
See cheap.
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  • It has the advantage over other puddings in that it is inexpensive.

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  • Her gown was simple and inexpensive but it was stylish and becoming.

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The furniture was of a dark nut-wood, and the articles few and inexpensive.

    Gerald Fitzgerald Charles James Lever
  • Life in the East, I had often heard, was singularly cheap and inexpensive.

    A Day's Ride Charles James Lever
  • But they could prevent him from getting it to the mill by an inexpensive process.

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British Dictionary definitions for inexpensive

inexpensive

/ˌɪnɪkˈspɛnsɪv/
adjective
1.
not expensive; cheap
Derived Forms
inexpensively, adverb
inexpensiveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for inexpensive
adj.

1837 (implied in inexpensively), from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + expensive.

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